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2:10pm

Tue February 15, 2011
The Two-Way

Don't Adjust Your Sets; Our Comments Function Is Down Temporarily

If you haven't been able to submit a comment for the last few minutes, it's not because we don't want to read them.

Our tech team here at NPR.org is in the process of upgrading the site's social media tools. They tell us that the comments function will be down for about 2 hours (until 4 p.m. ET or so).

So, as they say, pardon our dust. We hope the improvements will be noticeable once they're done.

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2:04pm

Tue February 15, 2011
Middle East

Obama: U.S. Is 'On Right Side Of History' In Mideast

President Obama on Tuesday offered cautious support for the pro-democracy demonstrations unfolding in Bahrain, Iran and Yemen, warning the governments there not to seek to silence their citizens through force.

"The world is changing," Obama said. "You can't maintain power through coercion." That's especially true in a world where people can communicate by smart phones and Twitter, he said.

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2:00pm

Tue February 15, 2011
World Cafe

Badly Drawn Boy On World Cafe

Damon Gough's brainchild Badly Drawn Boy has returned to the scene with an exciting fourth studio album, It's What I'm Thinking Pt.1: Photographing Snowflakes. Often teaming up with frequent collaborator Andy Votel, Gough is a prolific pop songwriter with a knack for great storytelling, which he often weaves into his live shows.

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1:35pm

Tue February 15, 2011
The Two-Way

President George H.W. Bush, 14 Others Receiving Medal Of Freedom

The 15 latest Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients being honored at the White House this hour are (scroll down for updates from the ceremony):

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1:30pm

Tue February 15, 2011
Music Interviews

Darlene Love: A Prominent Star, Born In The Background

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:22 am

Love performs with Cher at Fox Theater in 1989. After hitting rock bottom taking up work as a house cleaner, Love made her way back to the stage preforming in New York and Los Angeles and singing backup vocals for Cher and U2.
Taro Yamasaki Getty Images

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